A&E Calendar

September 17, 2006

Civil War History Bike Tour

HARPERS FERRY, W.Va. -Explore the nation's history while pedaling the gentle terrain of the C&O Canal trail along the Potomac River near Harpers Ferry, W.Va. Presented by River & Trail guide Prescott Engle. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. $62 per person, plus taxes and fees. The cost includes one cruiser bike rental, basket, helmet and interpretive guide. Bring water and a sack lunch. For ages 12 and older. To register, call Frederick Community College's Center for Continuing Education at 301-846-2430 or go to

'Our Fondest Dreams & Hopes: Celebrating 75 Years'

Washington County Museum of Fine Arts celebrates its 75th anniversary with its first archival retrospective exhibition. Continues through Sunday, Jan. 7. Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, City Park, Hagerstown. Museum hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday. Call 301-739-5727.


Family Fun Day

CLEAR SPRING - A special story time, face painting, craft and more are scheduled. 1 to 4 p.m. L.P. Snyder Library, Clear Spring. Call 301-842-2730.

Ballroom dance concert

CASCADE - Music By Just Us will perform. 2 to 5 p.m. Pen Mar Park. Free.

Park concert series concludes

BOONSBORO - The Summer Concert Series will conclude with John Adams Sings, local folk artists, at 5:45 p.m.; and Yellow Springs Band at 7:05 p.m. Shafer Memorial Park, Boonsboro.

Auditions for 'Night of January 16'

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Auditions are scheduled for Ayn Rand's "Night of January 16." Parts are available for 16 characters, men and/or women. 3 to 5 p.m. today; and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 19. Apollo Civic Theatre, 128 E. Martin St. For information, call 304-263-6766, e-mail, or go to Performance dates are in November.

Bob Ralston

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Lawrence Welk's organist, Bob Ralston, will perform. 3 p.m. The Capitol Theatre auditorium, 159 S. Main St. Tickets cost $15 to $20. Call 717-263-0202.

Great Frederick Fair

FREDERICK, Md. - Performances this week include comedian Bill Engvall, and musicians Terri Clark and Billy Currington, Blake Shelton and Josh Gracin, and George Jones. Continues through Saturday, Sept. 23. For a complete fair schedule, call 301-663-5895. For ticket information and sales, call 301-695-3928.

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